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Experience our newly renovated hotel in downtown Chicago that offers on-site parking and an indoor pool. Walk to Michigan Avenue, the free Navy Pier trolley or Millennium Park. Chicago's museum campus is just a short ride away, home to the Shedd Aquarium, Field Museum and Adler Planetarium. We make visiting Chicago easy. Discount tickets to Shedd Aquarium and the Field Museum are available at the hotel front desk.

Our convenient downtown Chicago location gives you easy access to I94 and all public transportation is within walking distance. And what visit to Chicago is complete without a ball game? Whether its baseball, basketball or football, this Chicago Best Western is within five miles of Wrigley Field, Soldier Field, The United Center and US Cellular Field.

Business travelers appreciate that this Chicago hotel is conveniently located near educational, medial and machinery businesses, the Chicago Financial District, and the Chicago Loop Business District. Chicago O'Hare International Airport is just 12 miles away from this Chicago hotel.

The Best Western River North Hotel is known for its great service, friendly staff, cleanliness and amenities that make guests feel at home. Our nicely appointed, contemporary rooms and suites offer cable TV with HBO®, high-speed wireless internet, room service, a single serve coffee maker and much more. After a busy day in the bustling city, guests at this Chicago hotel can enjoy a deep-dish pizza at our on-site restaurant, take a dip in our indoor pool, or relax on the sun deck and take in the marvelous city views.

2021 TripAdvisor® Certificate of Excellence recipient.

Guest Rooms

Popular rooms offered at this hotel.

Hotel Amenities

Because We CareSM

Cleaning Standards

Industry-Leading Cleaning Standards

Modified Breakfast

Breakfast Service & Selections 

Low Rate Guarantee

Low Rate Guarantee

Hotel Policies

Pet Policy
No pets allowed
Child Policy
Children 16 And Under Are Free In Room With One Paying Adult In Existing Bedding.


Hotel location and the surrounding area

Nearby Attractions

Area Business

  • 1 mile(s) from IBM
  • 1 mile(s) from Stock Exchange


  • 5 block(s) from Michigan Avenue Shopping, the famed Magnificent Mile
  • 1.25 mile(s) from Millennium Park, Home of the infamous "bean" and Maggie Daley park.
  • 10 block(s) from Water Tower Place, multi-level shopping
  • 1.40 mile(s) from Navy Pier, dining, entertainment, shopping, tours and boat rides all on one multi-attraction lakefront pier.
  • 1 mile(s) from WillisTower
  • 1.50 mile(s) from Adler Planetarium
  • 1.50 mile(s) from Field Museum of Natural H, Field Museum of Natural History
  • 2 mile(s) from John G. Shedd Aquarium
  • 6 mile(s) from Museum of Science and Ind
  • 2 mile(s) from The United Center, home of the Chicago Bulls and Blackhawks
  • 2 mile(s) from McCormick Place Conventio
  • 2 mile(s) from Solider Field, home of the Chicago Bears
  • 5 mile(s) from Wrigley Field, home of the Chicago Cubs
  • 5 mile(s) from US Cellular Field, home of the Chicago White Sox
  • 1.5 mile(s) from Lincoln Park Zoo


  • Pizzeria Ora, on premises, Full Service, American, Open for: breakfast, lunch, dinner, Full service restaurant and bar specializing in Chicago style pizza. Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner.
  • Across the street from Hard Rock Cafe, Full Service, American, Open for: breakfast, lunch, dinner, You won't have to walk far to check out the great rock and roll memorabilia.
  • 0.20 mile(s) from House of Blues, Bar/Lounge, American, Open for: dinner, now opened in Chicago. This great Blues Club owned by Belushi and Ackroyd
  • 0.10 mile(s) from The Cheesecake Factory, Bar/Lounge, American, Open for: breakfast, lunch, dinner,


  • 0.5 mile(s) from The Magnificent Mile, of North Michigan Avenue.
  • 0.5 mile(s) from State Street
  • 0.2 mile(s) from gallery/antique area


  • 0.02 mile(s) from CTA Public Bus Transporation, one mile from Greyhound. Chicago has bus, subway and taxi service all within steps from River North Hotel
  • 1.00 mile(s) from Union Station, in the Amtrak Station. City subway lines are three blocks from the hotel.
  • 12.00 mile(s) from Chicago O'Hare International Airport
  • 17.00 mile(s) from Midway Airport, a shuttle service is available from Midway Airport, Airport Express. Cost is approximately $30 per person. This is not a hotel-owned shuttle. GoAirport Express.
  • 0.10 mile(s) from Chicago